Sunday, August 07, 2011

Opening: University of Denver

The Department of Anthropology in the Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Denver invites applications for a tenure track position in sociocultural anthropology beginning September 1, 2012.

The position entails teaching assignments for five courses over three quarters each year. The course mix includes courses for the undergraduate common curriculum, introductory and upper-level courses for the anthropology major, and courses for the anthropology Masters program. The Master's Program includes tracks in cultural anthropology, archaeology, and museum and heritage studies. Advising and mentoring of graduate students is a significant part of the job. The desired areas of scholarly expertise include globalization, diasporas/migration, tourism and heritage, and culture and development. Candidates with a particular focus on visual and expressive culture and emergent digital practices, as well as work that complements the department's emphasis on applied and public anthropology, are especially encouraged to apply. Geographical area is open. The application deadline is November 15, 2011. For information about the department, please see Please complete the online application at, and attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, and list of three references. Please have additional materials sent to Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, University of Denver, Sturm Hall 146, 2000 E. Asbury Avenue, Denver, CO 80210. We will be attending the AAA meetings in Montreal, November 16-20, 2011, and would like to meet with any candidates who will be in attendance, although this is not a requirement for consideration. The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. DU is an EEO/AA employer.

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